13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
3
Wawona
— 2 nights
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
6
Rapid City
— 1 night
7
Wheeling
— 1 day
8
San Diego
— 2 nights

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 2nd (Mon), make a trip to Big Tree, then delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park day trip planning app.

Honolulu to Redwood National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Redwood National Park is 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in September; daily highs in Redwood National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Tree
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Big Tree ©
Big Tree

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally go for a walk through Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): walk around Golden Gate Park, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, then get curious at Exploratorium, and finally shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Redwood National Park to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Redwood National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 76°F and lows about 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. On the 5th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, get great views at Valley View, and then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Wawona road trip site.

Drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: highs in Wawona hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through Moro Rock Trail, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, then cruise along Generals Hwy, and finally trek along Congress Trail.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wawona to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. September in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 8th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and then take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 10th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Storybook Island, then get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Geology.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rapid City road trip tool.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Rapid City in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Rapid City hover around 75°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Wheeling.

Things to do in Rapid City

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Museum of Geology ©
Museum of Geology

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day
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): have fun at Washington County Machine Guns, then examine the collection at Wheeling-Ohio County Airport Museum, and then learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum".

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Wheeling day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rapid City to Wheeling in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rapid City to Wheeling due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Wheeling

Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum", Washington County Machine Guns
Highlights from your plan
Washington County Machine Guns ©
Washington County Machine Guns

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove and then find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Diego planning app.

Traveling by flight from Wheeling to San Diego takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Wheeling to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Wheeling in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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